If there’s one thing we’ve learned from recent trips away, it’s that “staycation” isn’t the second choice we might have imagined. The UK is home to some breathtaking countryside and some of the most accessible family staycations around. At Coombe Abbey Hotel, we want to make your stay a blast for everyone involved. Relax in our tranquil family retreats or get your exploring hats on: there’s so much for parents, children, and couples alike to enjoy.
What’s more, you’ll save 18% off your trip when you book direct with us.
1. Award-winning afternoon tea
Our stunning Warwickshire grounds are brimming with English charm. Of course that calls for the best afternoon tea around in our Garden Room Restaurant. Enjoy a selection of finger sandwiches, cakes, mini desserts, and a scone complete with Cornish clotted cream. And no afternoon tea is complete without tea or coffee!
From traditional fare to some exciting twists – we can’t keep our eyes off the Miso Caramel and Nutella Choux Bun – this sweet and savoury selection has been voted one of the top 30 places to enjoy afternoon tea. We know that everyone deserves a little luxury, so our Abbot’s Afternoon Tea is open to all the family. The finger-food selection is perfect for fussy eaters and budding gourmets alike!
Abbot’s Afternoon Tea runs from Tuesday – Sunday, 12.15-2.30pm, and prices start from £26.95 per person.
2. New mini Land Rovers at Go Ape
Ever wanted to cruise around in a tiny car? Of course you have. It might be a little late for you, but young adventurers will love our new mini Land Rover experience. Situated in our Go Ape Coventry site, the outdoor track is full of twists and turns. Drivers between 3 and 11 years old will have 3 laps (approx. 20 minutes) to show off their skills and zoom their way around.
Adults can sit in or supervise, and training will be provided before the experience. Mini Land Rovers runs every day from 10am and is walk-by only.
3. Family-friendly hotel rooms
Gone are the days of stuffing a travel cot into the car or sharing a bed with a wriggling toddler. Our family rooms are complete with a spacious canopy or four poster bed, sofa beds, Z beds, or ottomans for up to three children, and cots on request.
With a roll-top bath, complimentary high-speed WiFi, and plenty of room to relax, at Coombe you’ll never have to choose between luxury and convenience. Our exclusive Dove Cottage and private properties in Park Priory make the perfect peaceful retreat. With kitchen access and total privacy, they’re a gorgeous home away from home during your family staycations in the UK.
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4. Family walking trails
Whether you’re feeling a toddle around the lake or something a little more challenging, our family walks are the perfect opportunity to take a quiet moment and spot some local wildlife. We’ve got 500 acres of Warwickshire land to explore – so you won’t be left twiddling your thumbs on your stay.
Keep an eye out for rare trees, woodland creatures, and outdoor play areas. Don’t forget your walking boots!
5. Near to Warwick Castle and The Wave
We love Coombe Abbey, but perhaps we’re biased! We’re lucky enough to be close to some other wonderful attractions to make us a perfect Staycation spot in Warwickshire. Warwick Castle is just half an hour’s drive away and provides a whole day of historical family fun. This impressive fort dates back to the year 1068 and was ordered for construction by William the Conqueror himself.
Today, you’ll find archery, wonderfully-preserved artefacts, falconry shows, and a working trebuchet. Even closer, you’ll find The Wave, a thrilling water park that holds the record for the largest wave pool in the UK (at a phenomenal 20 million litres). There’s plenty to explore on your family staycation in the UK – and we’re proud to have such exciting attractions nearby.
Venture out and collapse in our family accommodation at the end of the day…bliss.
6. Sundae Club
No family on holiday could say no to our newest dessert parlour, the Sundae Club. The 50s-inspired diner offers waffles, ice cream, crepes, and more in sizes suitable for all the family. Create your perfect combination as you choose your own dessert, sauces, and toppings – it’s a hard-earned treat after plenty of adventuring and will keep everyone in the family happy.
The Sundae Club is open from 10am to 4pm every day of the week…so you might just find yourself coming back for more.
Staycation, your way with 18% off when you book direct with us
If a family staycation is on the cards, you’re more than welcome here at Coombe Abbey. Not only do we have stunning historic grounds, but you’ll never be short of one-of-a-kind experiences for everyone in the family.